Phloeophila carrilloi [Ortiz] Pfahl comb novo 2014

Photo by Arturo Carrillo

Common Name Carrillo's Phloeophila [Arturo Carrillo Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 2600 to 2700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with an erect ramicaul enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, longer than the leaf, successively single flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the ramicaul and has a bract at the base.

Synonyms *Ophidion carrilloi P.Ortiz 2005

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia 24:6 Ortiz [2005] as Ophidion carrilloi drawing/photo fide; *The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature notes 1/2/14

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